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  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, remained on Earth as the control subject.
  • Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger
    Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...

    MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor

    MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor
    Entrepreneurs, learn how to quickly and affordably build relationships with Chicago’s angel investors. Peter Wilkins ⇒ of Hyde Park Angels, Mark Achler of MATH Venture Partners and Shradha Agarwal ⇒ of ContextMedia will discuss...

    Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus

    Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus
    As an enduring Evanston politician, whose career ran nearly two decades, Joan Barr-Smith saw her role as a moderator and consensus builder. That image was often put to the test, particularly as the first woman to serve as mayor, from 1985 to 1993. At...

    Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education

    Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education
    For the second year in a row, a nonprofit foundation has recognized Parkland School District's commitment to music education. The NAMM Foundation, which is supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants, awarded the district a Best...